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Endangered Species

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  • Endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population nearing full recovery

    Endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population nearing full recovery
    The endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population has reached 1,700 and may be nearing its capacity for sustainability on the resort destination off the Southern California coast, a conservation biologist said. “We're getting close,” Julie...
  • Bear hunting won't solve Florida's bear-human problems

    Bear hunting won't solve Florida's bear-human problems
        Faced with five incidents in Central and North Florida when female Florida black bears (four of whom had cubs with them) injured people, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has responded with a hasty proposal to open a hunting...
  • Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida

    Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida
    A record 6,063 manatees were counted in Florida waters last month, topping the previous high by nearly 1,000 and giving further support to groups seeking to strip the species of its endangered status. The high count reflects both the improved prospects...
  • A ravenous market for wildlife parts is pushing Earth's biota to the brink

    A ravenous market for wildlife parts is pushing Earth's biota to the brink
    The illegal traffic in wildlife, a nearly $20-billion-a-year business, adds up to a global war against nature. Unchecked, it will give us a most un-Disneyesque future in which Dorothy's “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” will truly be over...
  • PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply

    PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply
    The idyllic Carbon County acreage where Bethlehem gets its drinking water — called one of the last great places on Earth by one conservancy group — might get a natural gas pipeline. On a 114-mile route from the Wilkes-Barre area to a...
  • Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.

    Catalina Island fox gains numbers. Greatest danger now? People.
    The Santa Catalina subspecies of Channel Islands fox -- found only on that island, about 22 miles from the Southern California mainland -- soon may be removed from the list of endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the...
  • Police: Bald eagle injured after running into power lines in Bushkill

    Police: Bald eagle injured after running into power lines in Bushkill
    A bald eagle was injured Wednesday when it landed on or ran into power lines in Bushkill Township, police there said. Bushkill Township police were dispatched Wednesday to the 700 block of Muschlitz Road on report of an injured bald eagle laying on...
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • Planners hear plans to protect toad at Jaindl project

    Planners hear plans to protect toad at Jaindl project
    Critters living near a small brook on hundreds of acres destined for warehouses in Lower Macungie Township will get a reprieve from eviction, thanks to the Eastern spadefoot toad. Developer Liberty Property Trust of Malvern and David Jaindl, who owns the...
  • Bobcat spotted in Wauconda backyard near Lake County Forest Preserve

    Bobcat spotted in Wauconda backyard near Lake County Forest Preserve
    Once a threatened species in Illinois, a bobcat was spotted by a Wauconda resident earlier this week on private property near a Lake County Forest Preserve. The resident took photos of the tan bobcat and sent them to Wauconda and Fremont Township...
  • 2 states, feds fight renewed legal protection for Great Lakes wolves

    2 states, feds fight renewed legal protection for Great Lakes wolves
    The Obama administration and two states have given notice of plans to appeal a federal judge's order that restored legal protection to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region. Michigan filed an appeal document Friday with the U.S. Circuit Court...